Elimination Reactions In Organic Chemistry


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Why are alkenes difficult to form from alkanes?

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1. What is an elimination reaction?

2. What type of elimination reaction relies on the pkA to occur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take a few minutes to answer the multiple-choice questions in this assessment of elimination reactions in organic chemistry. The results will help you decide whether you should plan on boosting your knowledge of this subject matter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on things like:

  • Difficulty in forming alkenes from alkanes
  • Definition of elimination reaction
  • Elimination reaction type that relies on the pkA to happen
  • Elimination reaction type whereby a base creates an alkene
  • Recognition of elimination reaction examples

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding a base creating an alkene and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained in order to define an elimination reaction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify elimination reaction examples

Additional Learning

For more information about this subject, review the lesson titled Elimination Reactions In Organic Chemistry. Information presented includes:

  • Role of alkyl halides
  • Carbocations
  • Electron-loving carbons